Global Director Motorsport Thomas

General Management

Assistant to Director Global Go-To-Market

Herzogenaurach, Germany

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

Provide support and assistance for the Director Global Go To Market (GTM) to facilitate an environment for efficient & effective working as well as excellent time management. Be the point person in Global GTM for all business events related to the department. Provide support to the rest of the Global Merchandising & GTM leaders.

Support Global Director Merchandising & GTM

  • Be the official right hand of the Director Global Merchandising & GTM, always facilitating an environment for efficient and effective working and time management
  • Support and organize the day-to-day business for the Director Global Merchandising & GTM
  • Organize and maintain the calendar for the Director Global Merchandising & GTM
  • Organise travel schedules, flight & hotel bookings
  • Organize, submit & track expense reports
  • Support and organize the information and communication flow within the Global Merchandising team

Travel & Event Planning

  • Be the point person for GTM in the organization of the 2x annual 360 events
  • Plan & Coordinate the execution of internal merchandising events e.g. design & merchandising reviews & Seasonal Line Freeze meetings
  • Develop strong relationships with Brand Center and Events team
  • In addition to organising the travel schedules & bookings for the Director Global Merchandising and GTM, be the go to person for travel bookings for the Heads of Merchandising and GTM

Budget planning and preparation

  • Be the central point for building the annual budget presentation for all cost centers reporting to the Director Global Merchandising & GTM
  • Prepare for sign off on all invoices
  • Manage the central template for the department travel budget

Assist with Global Merchandising and GTM team

  • Assist with various projects, where necessary
  • Introduce and instruct new employees to Global GTM
  • Develop strong relationships within regional merchandising teams.

Your Talent

  • Position is limited for 12 months
  • Successfully completed apprenticeship or studies in commercial area
  • First relevant work experience, ideally in an assistant role
  • High level of discretion and service orientation
  • Friendly, positive and energetic attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and time management skills
  • Professional command of English and German language
  • Open minded and flexible
  • All genders are welcome to apply.

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

PUMA Wellbeing at Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Organic canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plan

Herzogen­aurach

The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters